byH.L. Mencken, Stu Levitan, Marion Rodgers, Library of America
Interview with Marion Elizabeth Rodgers, ed. of H.L. Mencken's The Days Trilogy: Expanded Edition, just out from Library of America, on Books & Beats with Stu Levitan, 92.1 The Mic WXXM-FM, Madison WI. Also audio of Dem. gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, and Stu reads from the Yom Kippur service. Topics: H.L. Mencken, Stu Levitan
I had only several members of my family with literary backgrounds and one was Lois Rather, a cousin from my parent's generation. She was a retired teacher and an accomplished writer. She and her husband Cliff ran the Rather Press which did limited print runs using a letter press. During one vist she suggested that I might like H.L Mencken. I always took such suggestions from Lois seriously. I picked up a few collections of his essays at a used book store and found she was right. This reading of... Topics: politician, H.L. Mencken, journalism, American politics Source: www.storyspieler.com
byH.L.Mencken, Stu Levitan, Library of America, Marion Rodgers
Interview with Marion Elizabeth Rodgers, editor of Mencken: The Days Trilogy - Expanded Edition, from Library of America. On Books & Beats with Stu Levitan, 92.1 The Mic WXXM-FM Madison WI. Also a speech by Dem gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, and a reading from the Yom Kippur service. Music by Ben Sidran. Topics: H.L. Mencken, Stu Levitan, Library of America, Marion Rodgers
On November 14th, 2002, gave this talk. Probably he also took Q&A from the audience, but I have not been able to track down a copy. If you know of one, please comment. Topics: Chomsky, Israel, Turkey, Kurds, Partisans, terrorism, WW II, counter-terrorism, Canada, George W...
Murray N. Rothbard's classic essay on the subject of war from a Libertarian perspective. There is not a very good copy of it anywhere on the internet (except at Mises.org), so I pulled the text into a word processor, and reworked the fonts and footnotes. This pdf version is optimized for viewing on an iPad or other mobile reading device. Topics: Murray Rothbard, Austrian Economics, Libertarian, Liberty, War, Peace, State, Statist, Ludwig von...
bySteve Harlow, Ruth Parson, Mary Burns, David King, Emory Holmes II, Jim "Jimmy the Peach" Aaron,
Recorded: 8 July, 2013 Participants: Steve Harlow, Emory Holmes II, Ruth Parson, Jim "Jimmy The Peach" Aaron, Mary Burns, David King. Emory says he was shocked that Mary's just published trilogy of novels, "Shinny's Girls" contained illuminations for him on his complete, but, not yet published novel, "Yip's Last Case." He had taken to heart Mary's comments on the violence in the first draft of his novel. He says he considered carefully the conflicts between his... Topics: art, artchat, Yip's Last Case, Kahlua, Mary Burns, Kindle, Shinny's Girls, artistic crisis, artist,...
Biography in Sound was an hour-long documentary radio program that was produced and broadcast in the 1950s. It's one of the best examples of radio excellence - the production is exemplary and I find every episode to be compelling. It's one of my favorites; I don't understand why it isn't more well known! Each episode featured multiple guests, who often were peers or friends of the person who was the featured subject. For example, the show on Hemingway features Mickey Spillane, Gary Cooper, Al... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Biography in Sound, Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965, Old Time Radio, Winston Churchill, OTR,...